The highly anticipated anime Violet Evergarden, will receive its UK premiere this coming Saturday at MCM London Comic Con courtesy of Anime Limited.
Broadcasting next year on Netflix, the UK premiere will see the first episode (in Japanese with English subtitles) shown at the Platinum Theatre at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday 28th October at MCM London Comic Con. The screening does not form part of the current “World Tour” of the series and will not feature any guests.
Furthermore, distributors Anime Limited have also announced that they have acquired the home video rights to the series and have stated that news regarding this will likely come in late 2018.
Violet Evergarden Overview
Synopsis: “A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation. Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as “the weapon”, has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of “Auto Memories Dolls”, who carry people’s thoughts and convert them into words. Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people’s emotions and differing shapes of love.
There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning but she searches to find it.”
Production Studio: Kyoto Animation (A Silent Voice, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Hyouka)
Director: Taichi Ichidate (director of Beyond the Boundary and episode director on Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid, K-On!, Clannad)
[Source: Anime Limited]